Using marijuana while the brain is growing can have harmful effect such as:

changing your brain chemistry

impairing your memory, learning, and intelligence

making you more vulnerable to addiction

Community service.

Consider doing community service or spending time helping your family, siblings, or neighbors.


Even going for a walk or a hike can help your body and mind in a stressful period.

Try not to isolate yourself.

Although this can be difficult when you’re feeling low, having a support network around you has many benefits.

Consider journaling.

This can be a way for you to express your feelings such as sadness, anger, or fear.

Try to get organized.

Create to-do lists and keep a calendar to keep things in order. This helps prevent you from feeling overwhelmed.

Take care of yourself.

Give yourself time and space away from responsibilities when you’re feeling down.